Aleksandar Rose, Petar Kušan
Sergej Kolobov, Petar Kušan
Height from base to top of antennas (ft and meters)
193 ft, 59 m
Name of restaurant(s) / bar(s)
Caffe bar Najpar
The Vukovar Water Tower was the main target of the enemy during the siege of Vukovar even though it had no military use and significance. Henceforth, it became a symbol of resistance and suffering, and now as well a symbol of Croatian unity.
Number of observation decks/levels
Height of observation deck(s)
32m, 37m, 50,33m
Number of flights of stairs lead to the top
Number of years for the construction
1963. - 1968., conservation 2017. - 2020.
Date of inauguration
2020. october 30
Capacity of elevator(s) in number of persons
Capacity (in persons) of elevator(s) per hour
Elevator(s) speed (km/h)
Maximum design wind speed (km/h)
Maximum diameter of shaft
Minimum diameter of shaft
Name of elevator manufacturer
Siget dizala d.o.o. / Siget elevators ltd.
Unique features of observatory(ies)
When visitors visit the observation deck of the Vukovar Water Tower, they'll be rewarded with spectacular views of Vukovar and its surroundings because there are no other as tall structures in sight. As well, tribune stairs lead up to the Croatian flag.
Fun facts about the tower
During the Homeland War and the siege of Vukovar, it suffered 640 intentional missile attacks, nonetheless, it stood tall defying all attempts of destruction.
Fun facts about the observatory
In 1991, during the siege of Vukovar, the enemy persistently targeted the Croatian flag. However, every night our defenders placed a new flag on the top of the water tower, thus giving the people of Vukovar new hope and additional strength every morning.